Middleboro: Carver man dies in crash

A young Carver man is dead after losing control of his car and hitting a tree on Pine St. in Middleboro.

Police say 20-year-old Steven Paynter was driving home from work in Franklin Friday night when the accident happened.

It wasn’t discovered until about 7:40 a.m. Saturday.

Pine St. was closed 3 ½ hours as police investigated.

No word on what caused the crash.

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